High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique

Only three cases of Covid-19 reported

Maputo, 5 Oct (AIM) – The Mozambican Health Ministry reported on 4 October that the number of positive cases of the Covid-19 respiratory disease identified in the previous 24 hours had fallen to just three.

According to the Health Ministry, since the start of the pandemic 910,393 people have been tested for the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, 416 of them in the previous 24 hours. 413 of the tests yielded negative results, while three people tested positive. One case was detected in Maputo city, one in Gaza and one in Niassa.

The basic statistics for the past week were as follows:

Date No. of tests No. of positive cases

28 September 1,342 32
29 September 2,199 90
30 September 1,747 61
1 October 1,655 36
2 October 1,419 31
3 October 1.056 14
4 October 416 3

Over the same 24 hour period, six Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospital (four in Maputo, one in Cabo Delgado, and one in Gaza), and two new patients were admitted (one in Cabo Delgado and one in Nampula).

The Ministry also reported one further Covid-19 death. She was a 30 year old Mozambican woman who died in Nampula. This brings the total Covid-19 death toll in Mozambique to 1,919.